Traditionally, space in skyscrapers has been the preserve of too-big-to-fail corporations and law firms with triple-barrelled names. But, as you probably realize if you’ve taken a turn round Central Park lately, the latest and greatest supertalls don’t house hedge funds — they house a different kind of wealth…
Living in the tallest apartment building in America—and the northern hemisphere—will feel like living inside the Lincoln Memorial but with bathtubs, awesome views, and a permanent sensation of wanting to vomit: The ultra-thin skyscraper sways four to five feet, as this video filmed from the top shows.
We've already seen some night-time vistas from the top of 432 Park Avenue, the tallest residential building in North America. They're pretty wild. But now, the developers have released some high-res images of the views during the day time. They're absolutely nuts.
It's not a new image, but I just saw it popping again on my feed and I had the irresistible urge to get in there, to enjoy this bath during that sunset until I look like a California prune.
Watch out 432 Park Avenue. There's a new super skyscraper slated for 125 Greenwich Street in Lower Manhattan, and this new tower will be tall. It will be eye-catching. And it will be expensive—so expensive, they're building three floors just for maids.
The closest most of us will get to 432 Park Avenue—the 1,400-foot skyscraper rising in midtown Manhattan—is ogling it from the deli across the street. But in this adorable little video, the structural engineer behind the building leads us through its upper floors.